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sexta-feira, maio 01, 2015

Pessoas Trans e intersexo: que reconhecimento e que novos direitos?
Em 2015, assinalam-se quatro anos sobre a aprovação da Lei 7/2011 que veio simplificar o procedimento de mudança de sexo no registo civil e correspondente alteração do nome próprio das pessoas transexuais. Foi uma lei pioneira de que nos orgulhámos muito. Agora, é tempo de fazermos em conjunto um balanço crítico desta lei e da realidade concreta das pessoas a quem se destina.

Welsh Assembly vote to look into opening new gender identity clinic
The Welsh Assembly has voted to explore the possibility of opening the first gender identity clinic in Wales.

Transgender campaigner April Ashley made a Liverpool citizen of honour
Activist was given the award on her 80th birthday at Liverpool Town Hall this week

Schools in Japan to let transgender students use whichever locker room they prefer
The education ministry issued a landmark notice on Thursday, urging local education boards to ensure that schools do more to cater to children who believe they were born the wrong gender.

N.B. transgender woman reveals battles and triumphs of her journey
Forty three-year-old Amber Hardy finally feels free to live the life she says she was always meant to live, as a woman.

Gender-inclusive clothing swap seeks donations in Winnipeg
Transgender man wants to help make transitions easier by providing free clothing

Transmissions: Jenner: Haven't we been here before?
This will come as no surprise to you, unless you happen to currently reside under a sizable stone: on ABC's 20/20 last week, reporter Diane Sawyer sat down with former Olympian and current reality TV show family patriarch Bruce Jenner for an exclusive interview. In this interview, following months – even years – of speculation, Jenner disclosed that he is in the midst of a gender transition.
Reflecting on Bruce Jenner
Op-ed: The Jenner Special Was Trans Experience as Spectacle
How Not To Talk About Bruce Jenner
Bruce Jenner: Call Me "He" ...For Now
Jenner's Journey Into "Her"
Transgender filmmaker on Jenner's transition
Mixed reaction to Jenner interview
Not everyone is as lucky as Bruce Jenner

Local Teen Hopes To Inspire Transgender Youth By Speaking Publicly About Transition
A Southern California family spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about their child transitioning from a boy to a girl.

Raising a gender fluid child in metro Atlanta
Parents, kids, and teens could soon have more options and resources

The Beautiful Way Hawaiian Culture Embraces A Particular Kind Of Transgender Identity
In traditional, Western culture, gender identity is often considered a binary concept: You are either male or you are female.
This restrictive and defining construct makes it difficult for our society to understand people like Bruce Jenner, who recently came out as transgender, because they don't always fit neatly into a box. While some transgender people move from one end of the gender spectrum to the other when they transition, other transgender people exist somewhere in between, embracing both genders, neither genders or a multiplicity of genders.

Legislators Call For Legal Protections For LGBT Michiganders
Members of the Michigan House and Senate Democratic caucuses Wednesday urged an update to the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) that will protect Michiganders from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Placing LGBT Michiganders under the protections of the ELCRA gives LGBT citizens the same protections that already exist for Michiganders on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight or marital status.
Michigan Democrats seek 'citizen co-sponsors' on new LGBT non-discrimination bill
Added protections sought in Michigan's civil rights act

Policy for transgender people approved by parks board in Brainerd
The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Board unanimously voted to adhere to the policy on transgender people adopted by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) when it comes to competitive youth sports.

Minnesota Senate Shoots Down Transgender Bathroom Restrictions
The Minnesota Senate has shot down a move to restrict transgender students' access to school bathrooms and locker rooms.
State Senate defeats move to restrict transgender student bathroom, locker room use at high schools

Body of GWB jumper not found
Rachel Bryk’s mother, Lisa, talks about how her daughter didn’t kill herself because she was bullied online about being transgender.

New York State Assembly Passes the Bill to Protect LGBT Youth from Conversion Therapy!
Bill that Would Prohibit State Licensed Therapists from Practicing the Dangerous and Discredited Conversion Therapy Passes in the New York State Assembly With Bipartisan Support; Time for the New York State Senate to Follow Suit and Pass This Bill This Session!

Students Tackle Transgender Issues
Leman Prep School ninth-graders host international peers and organize conference

Report: Alcorn left note behind on bed at home
While there were no suicide notes found on the laptop computer, Alcorn had been searching online for information about suicide prevention.
Documents: Leelah Alcorn was visiting suicide prevention websites leading up to her death
Troopers release final report on Leelah Alcorn's suicide
Officials close investigation in transgender teen’s suicide, refer to her as ‘Mr. Alcorn’ in final report

Utah school crowns transgender teen prom queen
Students at a Salt Lake high school are showing their commitment to gender equality after crowning a transgender girl prom queen.

Groups challenge Va. school proposal
Anti-LGBT groups have strongly criticized a proposal that would add gender identity to Fairfax County Public Schools’ non-discrimination policy.

Gloucester: School cannot grant transgender student access to boys restroom
The Gloucester County School Board sent more than 1,000 pages of documentation to the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday regarding a federal civil rights complaint filed by a Gloucester High School transgender student.

Local transgender teen speaks about transgender struggles
Being transgender can be difficult for adults, but is being a transgender youth even harder?

TRANSLATIONS: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival
One of the only film festivals in the world to celebrate transgender, TRANSLATIONS: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival, will run May 7-10th at the Northwest Film Forum and the 12th Avenue Arts Building.